Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Mercy/SBU College of Nursing student wins award

Southwest Baptist University News Release
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Mercy/SBU College of Nursing student wins award

BOLIVAR, Mo.A student in the Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences of Southwest Baptist University was named the 2013 Nursing Student of the Year at the fifth annual Salute to Nurses awards lunch.

Chrystalbelle Rogers of Ozark is a nursing student and also works as a nurse manager in the Mercy Burn and Wound Outpatient Clinic in Springfield.

The award winner was determined by the Missouri State Board of Nursing based on essays submitted by students. Rogers received a check for $1,500 from Salute to Nurses for her award.


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